Public Health Case Manager
35 people are interested
The PHBP Unit is currently seeking volunteer interns who are pursuing a degree in Public Health particularly with concentrations in Public Health Nursing, Community Health and Health Education. The internship is unpaid, but could be used for education credit. Training will be provided.
- Place phone calls to hepatitis B positive pregnant and post-partum women to conduct medical interviews, provide health education about hepatitis B and remind the mothers about the vaccination and testing appointments for their newborns and older children.
- Use an electronic disease surveillance system to search for and track vaccinations and laboratory testing and to document case management notes.
- Contact pediatric provider offices to provide reminders about the infant due dates for vaccination and testing and to obtain medical records from providers.
- Conduct chart reviews at outpatient clinics or delivery hospitals or search for medical information in regional health information organization (RHIO) databases available to the Unit.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by twelve semester credits in health education, or in health, social or biological sciences; or
- A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, and six months of full-time satisfactory experience in a health promotion or disease intervention/prevention program, performing one or more of the following: interviewing, conducting field investigations, assessing health risks, making referrals, or collecting and analyzing epidemiological data; or
- A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and four years of full-time satisfactory experience as described in "2" above; or
- Education and/or experience equivalent to "1", "2" or "3" above. Undergraduate college credit can be substituted for experience on the basis of 30 semester credits from an accredited college for one year of full-time experience. However, all candidates must have a four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent, and either twelve semester credits as described in "1" above or six months of experience as described in "2" above.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
4209 28th StreetLong Island City, NY 11101
- Basic Computer Skills
- People Skills
- Problem Solving
- Relationship Building
- Verbal / Written Communication
- Start date: Fall 2019 Duration: 240 hours total (minimum) Weekly Time Commitment: 14-35 hours/week When: During office hours (Monday – Friday; 8am-6pm)
- Julie Lazaroff, MPH, Unit Chief Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Unit Bureau of Immunization email@example.com